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AROUND TOWN

Coffee shop helps in a job 'Well Done'

After Josh To saw the desperate need for clean drinking water among Ghana's rural villagers, he launched a project dedicated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Jul 24, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals renew call for teen center on Escuela

Mountain View teens will discuss their struggles with gangs and violence during a press conference on Saturday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1828 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google prepares to spiff up city WiFi

The Google managers behind Mountain View's free WiFi say it's the most-used network of its kind in the country. And while...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael Jackson, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 4116 Views

RESTAURANTS

uWink restaurant chain struggles financially

Suffering from "serious liquidity issues," according to analysts, uWink has officially removed itself from the stock market...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe K, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 38 comments | 4007 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Community meeting on Google WiFi

Residents of Mountain View will get their first chance to make in-person suggestions on how to improve the city's free WiFi...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 1842 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bodrum beckons

Our first thought when visiting Bodrum Cafe, downtown Mountain View's newest Turkish restaurant, was to wonder whether the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 3986 Views

AROUND TOWN

A midsummer night's dream come true

The Mountain View Public Library has seen a big increase in use by children and families over the summer, as have most other...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership Mountain View now recruiting for the Class of 2010

Leadership Mountain View (LMV)is celebrating its 20th Anniversary as well as recruiting for the Class of 2010. Leadership...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jul. 22, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A lightning rod teacher returns

Last March the <I>Voice</I></B> ran a story based on charges from a small group of parents saying that a Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:44 am | 27 comments | 3100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless numbers on the rise in Mountain View

The sound of breaking glass fills the air as Sarge and Carlos, two local homeless men, stand in line at the busy recycling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:03 am | 7 comments | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. P deserved better

I am deeply saddened by the way Pat Polifrone has been treated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5259...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 10 comments | 2702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 2399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California &#8212; especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 33 comments | 3183 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anti-tax protesters rally outside Eshoo's office

Carrying American flags and picket signs, members of the anti-tax group called the "Tea Party Patriots" picketed outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among homebuyers...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget &#8212; and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2069 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, unions agree to cut $1.5M in pay raises

New contracts with two of its major unions are expected to save the city $1.5 million over the next two years, though an...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 2121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

For the last 18 years, Jeff Gamble's summer camps have filled up on the first day of registration in February, months before...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Para, on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2040 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino settles on $618 million budget

Investing heavily in the recently acquired Los Gatos hospital, El Camino Hospital board members have approved a $618 million...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's JJ&F threatens move to Mtn View

An owner of Palo Alto's beloved JJ&F grocery store told the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night that unless they move...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ron Seward, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 17 comments | 2435 Views
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